For the Soul

Twists & Turns: En Route to Discovering Your Calling

Thursday, May 12, 2016

“So you’re laying me off? ” I sat across the table from my boss, heart racing. It was the last week of my maternity leave. This meeting was supposed to be a time to reconnect and line everything up for my return to my role as a non-profit communications specialist. It wasn’t supposed to be an “I’m sorry, … Read More

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Space for Difference: Learning to Disagree with Integrity & Kindness

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

This article first appeared in the Spring 2016 issue of the Columbia Contact magazine. It was written by Janet Boldt, who’s been a member of Columbia’s Interdisciplinary Studies faculty for 24 years.  Her courses include Conflict Management, Effective Teaching, and Cultural Anthropology. The world seems to be falling apart because of difference. Isis seeks to … Read More

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Who is Discipling You?

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

This post is adapted from a chapel talk given by Columbia’s president, Bryan Born, on January 14, 2016. Prior to watching this video, I had the mistaken idea that the church owned the concept of ‘discipleship.’ It’s funny that I would think that way but in my mind, ‘discipleship’ had a Christian trademark. Of course … Read More

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